This is one of my favorite paintings of my cat, Karma. About 10 years ago my ex-boyfriend found her alone and starving on a remote hiking trail. She'd been abandoned, dumped off by her previous owners in the summer heat without food or water. She was a tiny little kitten and couldn't have been more than seven weeks old.
It was two weeks after my birthday at the time, and my ex hadn't gotten me a present yet. So when he walked in the door, handed me an emaciated, bug bitten, sickly little kitten, and said "Happy Birthday", my initial reaction was something along the lines of OMG seriously?!? First, you don't get me a birthday present. Then you bring me a half dead cat?! Regardless, I quickly set my aggravation aside and got her some food, water, a lap with warm snuggles, and a mobile vet visit.
When the veterinarian showed up, he gave her some shots and antibiotics for her sores. Aside from being bug bitten and dehydrated, she ended up being in pretty good shape. She didn't have any major diseases. She really just needed a good home and a bunch of love.
When the veterinarian pointed out that she was lucky to have avoided being a coyote's midnight snack, I knew what to name her. It wasn't luck that helped her survive; it was karma. And as it turns out, she was one of the best birthday presents I've ever received!
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Dec 14, 2022
Nov 14, 2022
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My granddaughter is going to love this!
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